i see no problem in my IE4.x and upwards, NS4.x and upwards? what problems are you refering to?? -----Original Message----- From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of James & Beth Aylard Sent: 03 November 2001 05:30 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: RE: [thelist] Tip Time Marc, > Shouldn't this be > color: #000000; and > border-color: #FF9900; respectively? > > Can't recall exact circumstances, but I think I've seen > certain instances > where omitting the # sign caused browsers to choke. You are correct. The hash or pound sign (#) must precede hex color values according to the CSS 2 recommendation . IE 6 in standards-compliance mode, for instance, will ignore hex color values that lack the hash sign . James Aylard 1. http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/syndata.html#value-def-color 2. http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnie60/html/cssenhancements.asp? frame=true#cssenhancements_topic7 --------------------------------------- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !